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Dell Personal Laser Printer 1700n

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of Dell Personal Laser Printer 1700n. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Comments about the print quality and size are on the whole positive. The design and usability also get good opinions. Some have doubts about the reliability and noise. Comments are divided on the performance.

price, usability, design, size, print quality

noise, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Dell Personal Laser Printer 1700n is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Dell Personal Laser Printer 1700n

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Dell Personal Laser Printer 1700n from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the performance. The price also gets good feedback. Many are less positive about the noise.

usability, price, performance

noise

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Dell High Capacity Black 'Use and Return' Toner Cartridge (Yield 6,000 Pages) for Dell 1700/1700n Laser Printers

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Dell Personal Laser Printer 1700n

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Dell Personal Laser Printer 1700n from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. Opinions about the usability and performance are generally positive. The print quality and price are also mentioned favorably.

price, print quality, performance, usability

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Dell LP1700N Network Laser Printer (25ppm, 250 sheet paper tray, 1200x1200 dpi)

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Jeffrey Fuchs (cnet.com)

Dell 1700n review: Dell 1700n

 

Dell 1700n meets basic needs, budget of small workgroups The Dell 1700n black-and-white laser printer is a good choice at $299 for a small business or a home office that's ready to experience convenient workgroup printing without busting the budget to...

Low price; network ready; sleek; attractive; easy to install.

Output is not spectacular; no Macintosh compatibility; requires upgrades for networks larger than a handful of people.

Small offices pursuing a low-cost, grayscale workgroup laser printer can start with the Dell 1700n.

Oct, 2004
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Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

Dell Laser Printer 1700n

 

If you need a monochrome network laser for a small office and have strict budget and space limitations, the Dell Laser Printer 1700n ($299 direct) may be just what you need. With a 15.5- by 13.9-inch footprint, the 1700n takes up less desk space than...

Text quality just short of excellent. Better quality graphics than most monochrome lasers. Network connection

Relatively slow performance for the engine speed

Dell Laser Printer 1700n offers text quality just short of excellent and very good quality for graphics. Performance is slow for the claimed 25-page-per-minute engine, but the low price makes up for the slow speed. This is one of the least expensive...

Consumer review by: dlstewart (epinions.com)

I'm Hearing Grumbles about this Dell Printer!

 

Our office owns a lot of printers. One of the networked printers is a Dell 1700N Laser Printer, which we have used for four years. Before you buy one of these, there are definitely some things to consider … like whether you enjoy listening ...

network ready, attractive, space saving design, optional larger paper drawer, prints well

paper jams

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: waltr (epinions.com)

Fair low-cost, low-volume laser printer

 

I support over 100 of Dell 1700n laser printers at work. They've been in place for little more than a year, so I have a pretty good handle on their quirks and shortcomings in addition to the positives that caused us to choose them in the first place. ...

Low purchase and toner cost, Postscript and PCL support

Dell support, jamming issues, service access

Dec, 2006

Product Specifications

The Dell Laser Printer 1700n offers fast, affordable networked printing in a compact design. Its fast print speed of up to 25 pages per minute, up to 15,000 page monthly duty cycle, huge 800-sheet maximum paper capacity, and the large optional 6,000 pg toner cartridge make it easy to share and manage in a busy office environment.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13.9in
Height:9.8in
Weight:26.9lbs
Width:15.5in

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Dell
Model:1700n
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Personal Laser Printer

Miscellaneous

Color:Ion silver / Midnight gray
Microsoft Certification:Works with Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Works with Windows Vista

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Type:Print server

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / Parallel / USB
Language Simulation:PCL 5E / PCL 6 / PostScript 3/PCL 6
Max H-Resolution B/W:1200dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) / Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):24ppm/25ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:1200dpi
Media Type:Cards / Envelopes / Labels / Plain paper / Transparencies/Cards / Envelopes / Plain paper / Transparencies
Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class):10,000 - 19,999 pages
Output Type:Monochrome
PostScript Support:Standard
Technology:Laser
Total Media Capacity:250sheets
Type:Personal printer/Workgroup printer

RAM

Installed Size:32MB
Max Supported Size:144MB/160MB

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP / Microsoft Windows 2000 Server / Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Red Hat Linux 7.2 / Red Hat Linux 7.3 / Red Hat Linux 8.0 / SuSE Linux 7.2 / SuSE Linux 7.3 / SuSE Linux 8.0/Microsoft Windows 2000 Server / Microsoft Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Red Hat Linux 7.2 / Red Hat Linux 7.3 / Red Hat Linux 8.0 / SuSE Linux 7.2 / SuSE Linux 7.3 / SuSE Linux 8.0